DOMAINE BORGEOT MIXED CASE

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Overview


The Borgeot brothers, Pascal and Laurent, have great 'touch' with both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, producing classy and distinctive regional,  village and 1er cru wines in some of Burgundy's most prestigious appellations, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Meursault.

Here's you chance to try both.  This is a 12 bottle mixed case, 2 bottles of each PLUS Ground Shipping Included:

REDS
Domaine Borgeot Santenay 'Vieilles Vignes' 2017

Year in, year out, this Borgeot Santenay 'Vieilles Vignes' is one of our favorites. We've been drinking this wine consistently since we first met Pascal Borgeot back in 1989. The first Borgeot wine we tasted was his Santenay VV in the 1985 vintage. It was beautiful even in its youth, and we drank it lustily. Have done ever since. Pascal surprised us a few years back with a secret stash of the 1985, and we re-lived our youth in a glass. This is our image of Pinot Noir from the Cotes de Beaune. It ranks as one of the best deals in Red Burgundy on this site...which explains why it is always among the first to sell out

Domaine Borgeot Santenay 1er Cru 'Les Gravieres' 2018
Not surprisingly, this Borgeot Santenay 1er Cru 'Gravieres' red comes from the same vineyard as their Santenay 1er 'Gravieres' white, just further down the slope where the soil becomes denser and red. ‘Gravieres’ is one vineyard with two different soil types, apt for two different wines. Sadly, many producers have succumbed to the temptation of the bottom line, and have replanted Chardonnay where there should be Pinot Noir. But not the Borgeots! Their 'Gravieres' red is their signature Pinot, with ripe dark fruits tinged with chocolate and coffee, rich, powerful and fat right through the lingering note of pure blackberry.

Domaine Borgeot Chassagne 1er Cru 'Clos St. Jean' 2018
The Clos St Jean lies toward the northern end of Chassagne-Montrachet, close to St Aubin, and borders a limestone quarry. For years we have insisted that it makes is one of the great red wines of the cote de Beaune, despite the modern trends to re-plant it with Chardonnay. And therein lies a tale. Years ago when the Borgeots wanted to take their production up a notch, they took on a partner and set up a small negociant house. One of the conditions of the deal was that they had to rip up their prized Clos St Jean red and replant it in white...which of course commands a higher price. The brothers were gutted because they knew what a great red parcel the Clos St Jean is. But they did it...and regretted it for years. But once they were really up and running, they got hold of another piece of Clos St Jean planted in Pinot Noir. These guys are true to their heritage and close to the earth. And it shows in everything they do!

 

WHITES
Domaine Borgeot Santenay 1er Cru 'Gravieres' 2017

Santenay 1er Cru 'Les Gravieres' can be either red or white. 'Gravieres' implies gravel, loose stony soil. And the upper part of the vineyard is such. This is excellent soil for Chardonnay, with one of the best expositions in the southern Cote d'Or. Mineral and smoky, lemongrass acidity, dead-center structure, this is a Borgeot white par excellence.

Domaine Borgeot Bouzeron 2018

Floral and fresh, with green apple acidity and body.  Minerality picks up the acidity and carries it to a long finish. Elegant expression of aligoté doré from a single vineyard. Great aperitif wine, but has what it takes to age.

Domaine Borgeot Bourgogne Blanc 2017
Floral and fruity bouquet, surprisingly dense and mineral in the attack. This is a gem of a simple white Bourgogne, drinking perfectly now.

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